NFL Injury Report
BY Associated Press
Monday, November 19, 2012
11/19/12 at 3:34 AM
Blaine Gabbert of the Jaguars is the latest quarterback sidelined by injury, leaving Sunday's game against the Houston Texans in the first quarter with a bruised right elbow. Gabbert, who has struggled this season, was injured when he was hit by Danieal Manning and fumbled on Jacksonville's first drive.
New England lost tight end Rob Gronkowski with an arm injury late in Sunday's 59-24 win over Indianapolis, a game in which he caught two touchdown passes.
According to a report on Comcast SportsNet New England, Gronkowski has a broken forearm.
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left Philadelphia's 31-6 loss to Washington in the fourth quarter with a concussion. McCoy was taken off the field on a cart after staying down following a 7-yard run with less than 2 minutes left.
Kansas City wide receiver Dwayne Bowe left against Cincinnati with a neck injury and left tackle Branden Albert left with a back injury. Also Bengals cornerback Terence Newman was sidelined with a concussion.
Bowe was being covered on a deep pass down the sideline when he leaped up, bobbled the ball and then landed hard on the turf at Arrowhead Stadium. He was checked by several trainers on the bench, retreated to the locker room and then re-emerged without his helmet.
Albert was hurt early in the third quarter, though it was unclear exactly how he was hurt. He lay flat on the field for several minutes before slowly walking off the field. Newman was diagnosed with a concussion in the third quarter.
Atlanta cornerback Asante Samuel injured his right shoulder in the first quarter in the Falcons' win over Arizona. He was hurt when making a hit on Larry Fitzgerald as the Cardinals wide receiver was trying to make a catch. Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (right ankle) hobbled off in the fourth quarter. Detroit offensive tackle Jeff Backus missed the second half of the game against Green Bay with a hamstring injury.
- Denver: Running back Willis McGahee hurt his right knee early in the second quarter when he was tackled by San Diego defensive back Quentin Jammer, and did not return. He had 55 yards on seven carries, along with one catch for 18 yards.
- St. Louis: Rams backup LB Mario Haggan hurt his right elbow on the opening series against the Jets and did not return.
- New York Jets: Backup cornerback Aaron Berry (quadriceps) left in the third quarter, and DT Kenrick Ellis (left knee) did not return after getting hurt in the first quarter. Coach Rex Ryan did not know the severity of either injury.
- Cleveland: Wide receiver Josh Cooper didn't return after injuring a knee in the second quarter. Cornerback Buster Skine, who started in place of Joe Haden, sustained a concussion on a play that involved a hit to a Dallas receiver.